The Art of Sleeping Alone, A Memoir by Sophie Fontanel

By Cheryl S Grant Memoirs at times can be emotional and difficult to get through but can act as catharsis for the writer. Most seem to be written as a way of releasing pain, doubt,…

My Favorite Robin Williams Moments

By Cheryl S. Grant— There is much to be said about Robin Williams and his comic genius and how his antics were one of a kind. Still, there is the shock of recognizing that he,…

Veep Recap: Pro Choice and… Pro Universal Child Care?

This season on Veep, Selina Meyer has her hands full juggling interest groups and her own personal, political interests as she starts her campaign for President of the United States. The last two weeks’ hot…

Game of Thrones Recap: A Great King is a Wise King

On last night’s episode of Game of Thrones, “Breaker of Chains,” a king is mourned; a child gets a history lesson; the Lannisters prepare for Tyrion’s trial; a wife goes missing and the Mother of…

The Following Season 2 Catch-Up: The Ryan Hardy Joe Carroll Dance

This season on The Following, Joe Carroll abandons Edgar Allan Poe; Ryan Hardy builds an off the record task force; Emma pleads with Joe; and a new Queen B tries to manipulate Joe.  By Tara…

Culture

Lit Picks: Kiss Me First by Lottie Moggach  

Lit Picks: Kiss Me First by Lottie Moggach  

This psychological thriller debut by Lottie Moggach will have you sitting on the edge of your seat and questioning the people you…

Fashion: Menswear Designers to Watch  

Gentlemen, revamp your style and get to know these five…

Character Style: True Blood’s Pam De Beaufort  

When it comes HBO’s True Blood, no one is quite…

Live Summer: Fifty States, Five Music Festivals  

Everything about summertime is just so liberating and free. With…

Entertainment

Game of Thrones Recap: The Joke’s on the King (SPOILERS!!!)

Game of Thrones Recap: The Joke’s on the King (SPOILERS!!!)

On last night’s episode of Game of Thrones, “The Lion and the Rose,” Tyrion is the butt of many jokes; the Starks…

Veep Season 3 Premiere Recap: The Rumor Mill

On Sunday night’s season 3 premiere of Veep, “Some New…

Game of Thrones Season 4 Premiere Recap: The Women Scorned

On Sunday night’s season 4 premiere of Game of Thrones,…

Lifestyle

Holiday Gift Guide: Last, Last Minute Gift Ideas for Everyone

Holiday Gift Guide: Last, Last Minute Gift Ideas for Everyone

Still scratching your head over gift ideas this holiday season? Look no further, we’ve got gifts for everyone on your list. By…

Foodie Fridays: Avocado Popsicles  

Authentically unconventional Mexican cuisine doesn’t get better than this… I’ve…

Design Concept: Energy Touch  

Imagine if every swipe of your finger actually helped to…

DIY: No-Carve Decorative Color Dipped Pumpkins

Here’s a rather crafty way to showcase your fall and…

Politicast

On the Eco-Front: Wind Power’s Place in a Volatile Energy Market  

On the Eco-Front: Wind Power’s Place in a Volatile Energy Market  

Chris Gorski writes— An op-ed discussing the pull wind energy has in the alternative and green energy market. Photo: carmarthenshire.gov.uk By Chris…

Politicast: Women in the Muslim Brotherhood  

After the fall of Hosni Mubarak’s regime in Egypt, women…

Politicast: Immigration Off the Back Burner  

On Thursday June 27 the U.S. Senate voted in favor…

Politicast: SCOTUS Give DOMA and Prop 8 The Boot  

Wednesday June 26 marked the US Supreme Court’s groundbreaking decision…